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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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capt. Eddies finish

06-15-2017 01:58 AM by Karda

Capt. Eddie recommends a home made finish made of equal parts of white shell...

24 06-16-2017 01:58 AM
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Anyone Using Bigger Rikon Lathes?

06-14-2017 05:48 PM by Shaun

Hi everyone I’m currently using a lathe that was given to me –...

6 06-16-2017 01:40 AM
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chuck advice needed

06-12-2017 04:48 PM by Karda

I don’t want to do it but I am going to start looking for a chuck for m...

44 06-15-2017 05:41 PM
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Found On Forest Floor

06-14-2017 10:29 PM by Madrona

Recent trip to northern Montana to visit my son’s family. Their home wa...

13 06-15-2017 02:52 PM
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old lathe for new guy

05-30-2017 12:52 PM by Vizslarunner

I am new to the wood working. I picked up a 1950 Craftsmen lathe for 25 bucks...

24 06-13-2017 04:34 PM
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New woodturner need some advice

06-11-2017 10:00 PM by Spinnerbug

I am new to woodturning. I have taken a few classes on spindle turning and h...

20 06-13-2017 02:56 PM
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Free lathe for any AZ guys or anyone else

05-22-2017 12:11 AM by Gene Howe

I’ve been bequeathed a Walker Turner Driver Line lathe and some Craftsm...

26 06-11-2017 08:55 PM
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drying green with shavings

06-09-2017 05:36 PM by Karda

I have heard about drying green wood with shavings but have not ben able to f...

4 06-10-2017 04:30 PM
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Cutting Turning Blanks

06-08-2017 03:47 PM by LeeMills

There have been several post lately about how to cut wood (trees) for turning...

1 06-10-2017 02:58 PM
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Finding distance between two holes

06-10-2017 12:13 AM by Nubsnstubs

Just a verification needed. I need to drill 2 holes to match up on my PM lath...

6 06-10-2017 01:59 PM
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Status of Capt. Eddie Castelin

06-09-2017 03:13 AM by jtriggs

Being a turner who learned quite a bit from Capt. Eddie and who has also purc...

6 06-09-2017 04:25 PM
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06-07-2017 02:53 PM by Vicki

Hi,I have about 40 pieces of tree limbs. They are 12 – 18” long a...

18 06-09-2017 03:24 PM
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06-06-2017 04:36 PM by lgreg

I am new to woodturning . When I attempt to turn a spindle on my lathe I cann...

8 06-06-2017 09:08 PM
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scrap wood

06-05-2017 06:01 PM by Karda

I cut up a chunk of fire wood a guy gave, for as big a piece that is was all ...

16 06-06-2017 04:34 PM
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Glue for laminated bowls

06-05-2017 02:37 PM by kmetzger

I’ve been turning 14” laminated bowls lately and can’t figu...

8 06-06-2017 04:27 PM
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Revo 18-36

03-11-2016 07:32 PM by moke

I’ve been watching the reviews and have not seen one, so I guess I̵...

44 06-06-2017 02:52 PM
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What to do with this ash?

06-05-2017 10:24 PM by BenDupre

Friend just cut down an ash tree (stupid bugs!) and sawed down these blan...

9 06-06-2017 12:22 PM
View Karda's profile

need a scraper which one

05-28-2017 11:29 PM by Karda

I just finished my first bowl but it is rough and the bottom is hard to get a...

28 06-06-2017 03:23 AM
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Wood Questions- Mulberry and Elm

06-04-2017 11:18 PM by Spinzwood

I’m a brand new turner with a Jet Mini 1014 belt driven lathe. I jus...

7 06-05-2017 10:07 PM
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Air Filtration for Lathe Sanding Dust in Indoor Workshop in Canada

05-03-2017 05:56 PM by Shaun

For the last year, I’ve been working in a small garden shed. As I start...

14 06-05-2017 06:54 PM

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